Description: Simulation of pilot flying airplane and airport procedures. Sounds goes in and out. Close up on gauges. Woman and man soldering wires. formerly 1418 [can no.?]
Collection: WHDH
Date Created: 04/22/1970
Description: Exteriors of Maverick housing project in East Boston. White children play outside. Lone black girl sits on fence. Black Power and racist graffiti. Boarded up windows. East Boston environs shot from moving car.Sign for Police Station 7. Interview with a Maverick resident, Mrs. Baker, about vandalism and threats from youth, and destruction of her apartment and possessions and death of three dogs due to a fire of suspicious origin. Interview with a priest, Father Corrigan, who says 12 African American families moved out of project because of intimidation and harassment. Shot of Maverick St. sign. Interview with Maverick resident, Mrs. Porter, about the families who moved out, many of whom she knew, and why she's going to stay. They shoot cutaways.
Collection: Ten O'Clock News
Date Created: 05/24/1976
Description: Damaged remains of bombed prop jet outside Eastern Airlines hangar at Logan Airport. Yellow Massport fire truck. Fire fighters spraying wreckage. Group of men examine ruined fuselage and wing.
Collection: Ten O'Clock News
Date Created: 07/02/1976
Description: Federal Aviation Administration. East Boston residents sing a song protesting incursion of airport into their neighborhood (Neptune Rd. East Boston). David Davis, Tom O'Neill, Massachusetts Secretary of Transportation Fred Salvucci all seen. Interview with a woman about plane noise and eminent domain. She feels that the people in the neighborhood are being uprooted. Interview with a man on noise abatement and eminent domain for Logan expansion. Residents would like to prevent the destruction of their neighborhood. Interview with other longtime residents complaining about Massport.
Collection: Ten O'Clock News
Date Created: 02/22/1977
Description: Interiors of airplane on runway. Passing airplanes on runway; taking off, landing. Aerial view of Suffolk Downs, Revere Beach, Nahant, Seabrook, New Hampshire. Ocean, houses near beach, serpentine inlets, rough terrain, dense treetops, construction site.
Collection: Ten O'Clock News
Date Created: 06/13/1977
Description: B-roll of horse racing at Suffolk Downs. Spectators along the track. Tote board shows odds. Jockey dismounts and removes saddle.
Collection: Ten O'Clock News
Date Created: 06/20/1977
Description: Interview with residents at Orient Heights housing project about prejudice among residents, and outside groups, including white supremacy groups, coming in causing trouble. Two white boys say “the white kids don't want to live with the blacks or the spics [sic].” Interview with woman from Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights about unresponsiveness of city officials to racial violence, following fire bombing of Guatemalan family by 200 whites. Interview with man from an advocacy group on the history of similar racially motivated attacks in East Boston and the lack of response from the community and officials. He mentions that violence in housing projects, specifically, is not given enough attention by the police. He also describes lawsuits brought by minorities who have been discriminated against. Exteriors of Orient Heights project, many windows boarded up. Black and white kids play. Mural of JFK and Big Bird.
Collection: Ten O'Clock News
Date Created: 07/27/1978
Description: Passengers in ticket lines in international terminal at Logan. Distinctive Braniff planes painted bright colors. Luggage. Taxiing TWA and American Airlines jets. Reporter explains Braniff's trademark - brightly colored planes, leather seats, flying routes other airlines do not. Braniff plans to use Boston as its gateway to European air travel.
Collection: Ten O'Clock News
Date Created: 07/30/1979
Description: Joseph Timilty campaigns in East Boston in mayoral race. B-roll of support signs for Kevin White and Joseph Timilty. An East Boston man denounces Kevin White for mayor. Timilty greets supporters at Maverick Square outside T station. Talks about his campaign strategy. Says main issues for the East Boston neighborhood are water and sewer costs.
Collection: Ten O'Clock News
Date Created: 09/19/1979
Description: East Boston High School exterior. Students congregate in street. Security officer tries to corral them onto sidewalk. Police on motorcycles. White students interviewed about their boycott ,which is because of previous day's racially motivated stabbing. They make racist comments about the black students in their school. They demand metal detectors. Student leaders stand on platform asking students if they want scanners, organizing their position to present to the school administration. Several takes of reporter standup. Security officer talks informally to students about safety. Interview with senior Gary Gosselin on mood inside school.
Collection: Ten O'Clock News
Date Created: 10/18/1979